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1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 539,188 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Chappie (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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41 Metascore

In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 175,771 | Gross: $31.57M

3. Menace II Society (1993)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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76 Metascore

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Votes: 39,887 | Gross: $27.90M

4. RoboCop (1987)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.5
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67 Metascore

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

Votes: 182,645 | Gross: $53.42M

5. Fish Tank (2009)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Rebecca Griffiths

Votes: 47,895 | Gross: $0.37M

6. The Brave One (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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56 Metascore

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt

Votes: 51,413 | Gross: $36.79M

7. Fritz the Cat (1972)

Unrated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McCurry, Judy Engles

Votes: 8,330

8. Rumble in the Bronx (1995)

R | 87 min | Action, Comedy

6.7
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61 Metascore

A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Françoise Yip, Bill Tung

Votes: 30,228 | Gross: $32.33M

9. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.

Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan

Votes: 3,379 | Gross: $15.18M

10. Tsotsi (2005)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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70 Metascore

Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Presley Chweneyagae, Mothusi Magano, Israel Makoe, Terry Pheto

Votes: 25,161 | Gross: $2.91M

11. Amu (2005)

102 min | Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

Amu is the story of an Indian American woman who returns to India. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju learns that a horrifying genocide that took place twenty years ago turns out to hold the key to her mysterious origins.

Director: Shonali Bose | Stars: Konkona Sen Sharma, Yashpal Sharma, Brinda Karat, Ankur Khanna

Votes: 650 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Salaam Bombay! (1988)

113 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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78 Metascore

The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 6,720 | Gross: $2.08M

13. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)

R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy

5.4
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Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.

Director: Robert Taylor | Stars: Skip Hinnant, Reva Rose, Bob Holt, Robert Ridgely

Votes: 2,018

14. The King of Kungsan (1987)

50 min | Crime, Drama

4.4
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Paolo ouch Hans pol are ban gar Intel ouch SLR Smetana Ur folk some Star i deres veg.

Director: Staffan Hildebrand | Stars: Paolo Roberto, Vincenzo Roberto, Ellen Roberto, Ian Roberto

Votes: 761

15. Sound and Fury (1988)

95 min | Drama

7.5
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This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Stars: Bruno Cremer, François Négret, Vincent Gasperitsch, Fabienne Babe

Votes: 477

16. Beantown (2007)

95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A blood-soaked chronicle of the final desperate gang war between Boston's Irish and Italian mobs.

Director: Timothy Norman | Stars: Kristen Savage, Randy Paradis, Sean Fowler, Drew Paradis

Votes: 80

17. Disparos (2012)

78 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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After a shooting assignment, Henrique is mugged by two armed motor-bikers who steal his camera and speed off. Seconds later, he watches both get hit by a pickup truck driven by a ... See full summary »

Director: Juliana Reis | Stars: Gustavo Machado, Caco Ciocler, Julio Adrião, Dedina Bernardelli

Votes: 131

18. Death Scenes 3 (1993 Video)

88 min | Documentary

5.6
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Director: Nick Bougas | Stars: Elena Ceausescu, Nicolae Ceausescu, Maritza Martin Munoz, Benito Mussolini

Votes: 44

19. Baader-Meinhof: In Love with Terror (2002 TV Movie)

69 min | Documentary

6.5
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Explores the Baader-Meinhof urban guerrilla movement (aka the Red Army Faction) in 1970s West Germany.

Director: Ben Lewis

Votes: 54

20. Acts of Men (2006)

75 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: Kiko Goifman

Votes: 25

21. Skips (2004)

11 min | Drama, Short

7.7
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Sandy is a 13 year old who can't decide whether its more important to be hanging with his buddies or to start pursuing Darlene, the girl who's caught his eye. When he and his buddies tease ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Curley | Stars: Austin Basis, Camille Delgado, Alexander Flores, Denny Jacobs

Votes: 6

22. On the Line (2007)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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An act of civil disobedience at America's largest ongoing protest brings graduate student Brian DeRouen face-to-face with the pressing constitutional issues of today. His non-violent action... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Glenn, Jason A. Schmidt | Stars: Roy Bourgeois, Brian DeRouen, John Perkins, Helen Prejean

Votes: 22

23. Edge (II) (2009)

3 min | Short, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Compressing a lifetime of experience and revenge into 3 searing minutes. A young man quietly leaves his home, passing the many familiar landmarks of his life, on his way to commit a terrible crime.

Director: James Webber | Stars: Will Irvine, Jennifer Pratchett, David Avery

Votes: 7

24. The Vanishing Black Male (2005)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

6.0
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Are African American males becoming extinct? Will future generations of African American women not be able to find husbands? These are but a few of the questions explored in The Vanishing Black Male.

Director: Hisani DuBose | Star: Melvin Jackson Jr.

Votes: 6

25. Peace Process (2006)

60 min | Documentary

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"Peace Process" follows Inglewood teen poet Jabril through an informal intervention program during which he is trained to interview other teens, former gang members, journalists, artists ... See full summary »

Director: Katina Parker | Stars: Jabril Muhammad, Aceyalone, Medusa, Saul Williams

26. Geraldo Voador (1994)

11 min | Short

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Kid from a favela with a special gift gets in trouble with drug dealers.

Director: Bruno Vianna | Stars: Rogério Costa, Robson Dos Santos, Bruno Garcia, Maria Gladys

27. Rosa (1997)

11 min | Short

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A policewomen, a drug dealer and a preacher cross their paths in a funk ball.

Director: Bruno Vianna | Stars: Jorge Lendel, Augusto Madeira, Sabrina Rosa

28. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: MLK's Dream of Economic Justice (2013)

TV-G | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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Dr. King's other dream: economic justice.

Stars: Taylor Branch, James Cone, Kyle Dargan, Martin Luther King

29. The Raising of America (2015– )
Episode: Wounded Places (2015)

Documentary

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Director: Llewellyn M. Smith | Stars: Aswad Aarif, Javier Arango, Sandra Bloom, Millie Burns